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Super Cool Announcement!

Hello Friends-We have a very cool announcement that we are excited to share with you today- we get togather together LIVE!Sunday, September 27th, October 4th, 11th and 18th at 10AM we willmeet in person for worship and communion.Bet Haverim, Davis's Jewish synagogue has so generously allowed us to meet outside on their campus in the Redwood Grove.We'll send more informatio...

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Stay Tuned- Fall Events Coming Soon

Dear Discovery, It is officially September! There is a hint of coolness in the morning air, and autumn will soon arrive. Local schools have started, and UC Davis will commence later this month. Here at Discovery, we are busy planning and preparing for this new season.We have some exciting happenings on the horizon, so be checking your email for more information soon! Unt...

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Holiness- It's Good News!

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. I Peter 2:9 Many times when we hear the word holy we think: good, morally upright, people who don't do bad stuff, or various other things along these lines. But did you know all it reall...

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You're Invited- Final Summer Happenings

Hey Discovery!Summer is flying by and we are looking ahead towards the fall.But we don't want you to miss out on the summer events that are still to come!The second session of Discovery'sSummer School of Theologyresumes on MondayAugust 17, 24 and 31 at 7PM. We had some amazing conversations during the first session, and can't wait to continue. You can still join, even if y...

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Encouragement in the Waiting

"How long, O Lord?"Psalm 13 It is hard to believe, but as we head into August, we are now six months into life as a primarily digital community. And, with the news from the school district that the new year will commence via distance learning, we know that it will still be some time before we can gather, in person, on Sunday mornings. There is a weight, a fatigue, a sadn...

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Transformation in the Wilderness

Therefore, return to your God,Observe kindness and justice,And wait for your God continually.Hosea 12:6 NASB As we continue ourconversation onthe life of David, we join Davidin entering the wilderness: a place of uncertainty and even danger. But over and over again, God leads people into the wilderness for a purpose. The purpose may be mysterious, but it holds the potenti...

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How to Think About "Reopening" Church

Hello Friends,Over the past week there have been many debates, thoughts, and social media posts regarding the surprisingly contentious issue of "reopening" church. Our county, last night, just released some new guidelinesas well.I wanted to share a bit more about our thought process regarding this big question.First, in everything we do, we want, to the best of our ability...

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Strength, Social Media and Summer

Dear Discovery, "Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always." I Chronicles 16:11 Anyone else tired? I am! My prayer for us is that we continue to look to the Lord and his strength. Hopefully this is the norm for us atany time, but so much more so duringthistime! Tune in to thedigital gatheringthis Sunday for a reopening update, some good news, and mor...

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Hope, Affliction, Prayer

Dear Discovery,"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer."Romans 12:12As we live through a pandemic together it can sure feel hard to choosejoy, patience, and faithfulness. I get that, I'm there! But, I see so many of you doing this very thing, and it challenges and inspire me to keep going. Thank you!Here are a fewupdates and invitationsas we wrap up A...

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Generosity and Good News Stories

Hello!We are excited to host our nextGenerosity Conversationthis comingFriday night. Round one was a lot of brainstorming and hearing from our community. This time we hope to focus on a couple of tangible responses, so join us:we need to hear from you as we move forward together!Details:Friday, April 24th, 8:00PM Email info@discoverydavis.org for Zoom link information Al...

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